The Smoking Gun Finally Appears

From One Mad Mom Alright, alright. I know everyone is looking at THE exhortation to end all exhortations and adding their own spin on it but there was some other HUGE news it seemed like many missed. In fact, I think the liberal “married priests & woman deaconesses/priestess” types are very happy to have people... Continue Reading →

On the Need for Moderation, Even in Learning.

From Msgr. Charles Pope A while back on this blog we reflected on the puzzling truth that we can endure more pain than pleasure. We seem to be able to endure a lot of pain, but we can endure only a little pleasure at a time. In fact, too much pleasure actually brings pain: sickness,... Continue Reading →

Graduation Card Insert

A friend of ours graduated this year from high school, home schooled, and after reading The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho decided to include a few quotes in her card along with some other ending quotes. “What is the world’s greatest lie?” the little boy asks. The old man replies, “It’s this: that at a certain... Continue Reading →

Etymology of Homily

Ran across this while reading Bishop Sheen's book World's First Love. Comes from the Greek word homilia which can mean "intercourse, companionship, company, conversation, association" and is used in New Testament Greek in 1 Corinthians 15:33. Do not be deceived: Bad company ruins good morals. St. Paul is quoting from a play called Thais (a woman... Continue Reading →

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me! May my heart always be the temple of the Holy Spirit, May Jesus be the helmsman of my spiritual ship and May Mary be the light which shines upon my path and shows me the way to our heavenly Father.

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